| Original Score: B+
Altogether a dazzling film, both continually vital and something of a time capsule.
Both the vices and virtues of youthful confidence are apparent in its muddied complexity and fluid brilliance.
| Original Score: 4/5
A cerebral and involving film whose vigour is undimmed after 47 years.
This is a fascinating apprentice effort, even if it is full of dated, gimmicky effects borrowed from Jean-Luc Godard.
Revolution is vibrantly shot, scored and edited, yet permeated by a mood of disenchantment.
In all of Bertolucci's movies, there's a central conflict between the 'radical' impulses and a pessimistic (and/or willing) capitulation to the mainstream of bourgeois society and culture.
One of the masterpieces of Italian cinema -- and director Bertolucci was only in his early twenties when he completed it.
Here is a new talent of outstanding promise.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Cinematically, the film is technically accomplished, but shows Bertolucci still developing his distinctive style.
| Original Score: 3/4
The contrary attractions of sensuality and politics have been the subject of many of Bertolucci's films, but the conflict is presented most passionately and personally here.
What makes the film worth reviving is its stylistic elan, some channeled through Godard, Fellini and Antonioni, but all fresh and vigorous...
| Original Score: 3/5